Broadway Barks: But doesn’t Bite
Bernadette Peters at 25th annual Broadway Barks
I was asked to document Broadway Barks by Bill Smith of 1 Love 4 Animals, an animal rescue based in Chester Springs, PA. This was the 25th anniversary of the event started by Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters in which Broadway stars…
John W. Mosley: Philadelphia Photojournalist
John W. Mosley, self portrait in mirror.
Being obsessed with vintage cameras, I was immediately drawn to this image of a young photographer shooting a self portrait in a mirror. Once I recognized the camera as a Graflex, Speed Graphic, ubiquitous among photographers in the U.S. during the 40’s and…
A Window to the Past
Donald E. Geary and sons
The first time I heard Kevin Morby’s This is a Photograph on the radio, I immediately thought of this photograph. Dad sitting by a kiddie pool, smiling into the camera while my brother and I splash around in few inches of water on a hot…
Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day 2022
Bob’s Diner, Roxborough, PA
I was anxiously awaiting 2022 Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day, celebrated annually on the last Sunday of April. I had pulled my 4x5 Speed Graphic from storage and loaded multiple holders. My intention was to make the one hour drive to Bethlehem, PA and photograph The Steel…
Wynn Goes to Italy: Shoots Film!
Eight Is Enough
Wynn, his mother, two uncles, two aunts and two cousins traveled to Italy this past August. Six of the eight where direct descendants of Martin Salamida whose parents had immigrated to the United States from Calabria, Italy. Two were related through marriage.
The trip had been planned…